December 4, 2019

Adoption, implementation and sustainability of school-based physical activity and sedentary behaviour interventions in real-world settings: a systematic review

The paper titled “Adoption, implementation and sustainability of school-based physical activity and sedentary behaviour interventions in real-world settings: a systematic review” was published in the International […]
November 27, 2019

Informing Behaviour Change: What Sedentary Behaviours Do Families Perform at Home and How Can They Be Targeted?

The study was published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health on 18 November 2019, available here (open access). Authors Lauren Arundell, Kate Parker, […]
November 20, 2019

Screen time and problem behaviors in children: exploring the mediating role of sleep duration

The paper titled “Screen time and problem behaviors in children: exploring the mediating role of sleep duration” was published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition […]
November 13, 2019

Impact of free-living pattern of sedentary behaviour on intra-day glucose regulation in type 2 diabetes

The paper titled “Impact of free-living pattern of sedentary behaviour on intra-day glucose regulation in type 2 diabetes” is published in the European Journal of Applied […]
September 11, 2019

Screen time and snacking – does it matter for young teens?

  Today’s post comes from Kristie Hicks, discussing her recently published paper entitled “Examining the Association Between Screen Time, Beverage and Snack Consumption, and Weight Status […]
August 21, 2019

An Innovative Citizen Science Approach to Track Time Spent on Mobile Devices: a SMART Platform Study

Today’s post comes from Dr. Tarun Katapally, discussing his new paper entitled “Methodology to Derive Objective Screen-State from Smartphones: A SMART Platform Study” recently published in […]
February 28, 2019

Use of the activPALTM in a hot and humid place

Today’s article comes from the research team of Professor Stephen Heung-Sang Wong. More about the team can be found at the bottom of this post. This […]
January 30, 2018

Sitting on a ticking time bomb: managing type 2 diabetes in a sitting-centric world

Today’s post comes from Dr Paddy Dempsey.  You can find more about Dr Dempsey’s work at the bottom of this post. To request copies of the […]
June 10, 2017

How do you define sedentary behaviour?

Figure 1. Conceptual framework from Tremblay et al. 2017. In the past 20 years, the amount of research published using the term sedentary behaviour has grown […]